Investigation of Yemen Parcel Bombs Continues

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Here are a some key updates about yesterday's discovery of suspicious packages being sent from Yemen to the U.S.
  • President Obama confirmed in a statement to the country on Friday that at least two packages, one in England and one in Dubai, contained explosives.
  • Obama called this a "credible threat".
  • The packages stopped is England and Dubai were addressed to synagogues in Chicago.
  • About 24 additional suspect packages are being examined in the Yemen capital of Sana'a.
  • Officials around the world are saying that al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is likely responsible for sending the packages.
Source: Planet Data